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Chicago & Northwestern Railroad passenger depot located at Main and Cedar Streets. There were two Chicago & Northwestern passenger depots located on Rockford's west side and two depots on Rockford's east side. These depots were at Fourth Avenue ad…

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Shriners on a Rockford and Interurban Railway Company streetcar, number 115. The streetcar is near the Rockford Bill Posting Company, located at 115 North Main Street in Rockford. Railcar number 115 was smaller than most of the cars, seeing less…

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Photo of trolley after a fire.

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Rockford and Interurban Railway Company car crossing a bridge.

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Rockford and Interurban Railway Company, car number 603, labelled "Harlem". The tracks are on a dirt road. The interurban company provided transportation for 600,000 people annually to Belvidere, Beloit, Janesville and Freeport. Interurban service…

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Harlem Village train wreck. About ten trains per day served Harlem Village by transporting mail, freight and passengers. Train service ended May 3, 1937. The woman at left may be Erma Taylor. The Taylor family were farmers and founders of Harlem…

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Trolley tracks on East State Street, near 9th Street, for the Rockford and Interurban Railway Company. Rockford Street Railway began operation in 1880 with horse pulled cars, changing to electricity in the early 1890s. The company expanded its city…

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Four soldiers in uniform looking out train windows.

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A black and white photo of Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad wreck with engine whistle facing ground and train car with "Chicago Milwaukee" on side. There is a large circular, metal lid in foreground.

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A black and white photo of Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad wreck with train engine and crane lifting up pieces from wreck. People, particularly women in light-colored dresses, are pictured in foreground. Train engine is facing upright.

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A black and white photo of Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad wreck with engine being lifted by crane, surrounded by people. Woman in bottom right is facing the camera.

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A black and white photo of Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad wreck with upright train on tracks next to wrecked train, along with a crane and wooden boards for wreck removal.

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A black and white photo of Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad wreck with train lying next to tracks and railroad car wooden boards visibly damaged, surrounded by people. Man in overalls pictured at bottom-right part of photo.

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A black and white photo of Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad wreck with men standing on flipped railroad cars, women and children standing in white clothing with umbrellas.

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A black and white photo of Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad wreck with people standing around flipped railroad cars and metal bars surrounding the wreck. A man is standing inside the left-most overturned train car.

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A colorized graphic of Illinois Central Railroad Park with floral park and trees as well as tracks, platform, and station building in background.

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A colorized graphic of Illinois Central Railroad Park with bridge, trees, rock quarry/water revine, and platform in background.

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A colorized graphic of Illinois Central Railroad Depot with floral park and trees as well as the tracks, platform, and station building in background.

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A colorized graphic of Illinois Central Railroad Depot, Rockford, Illinois with green train in station, park and standing water with reflection of train station.

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A black and white photo of Illinois Central Railroad Depot with view of tracks, park paths, and power lines.

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A colorized graphic of Central and Northwestern Railroad Depot station with "Passenger Station" pedway, dirt road, power lines, and "American" factory in background.

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A colorized graphic of Central and Northwestern Railroad Depot station with dirt road and two open-top automobiles.
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